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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — In a move to conform Ohio health orders with federal guidance, Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) announced people in Ohio will no longer need to wear masks except for certain situations. The new health order will allow people to stop wearing masks as long as they have received the COVID-19 vaccine…. Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 5,208 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after four were reported for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on May 17, 2021. There are 53 known active cases in the county as of Monday and… Read More
The state law bans most abortions after 15 weeks. The lower courts blocked its enforcement, finding it in conflict with Roe v Wade and subsequent abortion decisions.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of an Ohio medical panel have added three existing conditions for purchasing medical marijuana in the state. The Ohio Medical Board’s marijuana committee determined earlier this year that arthritis, chronic migraines and complex regional pain syndrome fall into the existing category of chronic or intractable pain. Ohioans need a doctor… Read More
WOUB Digital · Patton College of Education Introduces Hip-Hop Based Education Curriculum Dr. Jason Rawls has intertwined his two passions, education and hip-hop, to create Ohio University’s Hip-Hop OHIO Patton Education (HOPE) program, kicking off this fall. Rawls brings his experience as an educator, author, DJ, and hip-hop producer (of acts such as The Beastie… Read More
THE QUEEN AT WAR Sunday, May 23, 2021 on WOUB The Story of How a Shy Young Princess Elizabeth Became a Beacon of Hope for a Nation and Ultimately a Legendary Queen Seventy-five years after the end of the war in Europe, THE QUEEN AT WAR offers a fascinating look at how Princess Elizabeth —… Read More